Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Final Day of Sneak Peeks for A Taste of India!

Are you inspired yet?  This week has just been jam packed with wonderful sneak peeks from both our Education and Inspiration Design Teams... and today is our final day of Sneak Peeks because tomorrow is the big release day AND... a blog hop to celebrate the new Sheena Douglass range A Taste of India!


By: Chrissie Tobas
A Taste of India Stamp Sets: Mandala
Spectrum Noir Markers: BT3, BT5, IG1, CR2, CR3, CR4, CR5
Spectrum Noir Blendable Colored Pencils: 001, 009, 062, 061, 063




By: Giovana Smith
A Taste of India Set: Mandala, Henna
Spectrum Noir Markers: CG1, CG2, CG3, GB4, GB6
CR9, CR10, LV1, LV2, TB2, TB3.
Spectrum Noir Blendable Colored Pencils: 058, 059. 107, 065, 068, 079


By: Laurel Beard
Taste of India Stamp Set: Tiger Tiger
Memento Fireworks Spray: Ladybug, Tangelo, Tuxedo Black, London Fog
Watercolor Crayons; Paper: High Gloss Cardstock
Gun Metal Embossing Folder Embossalicious
Spray and Sparkle - Iridescent

Our final sneak peeks of the week are from:

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Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Crafter's Inspiration Magazine - Spring Edition!


We’re delighted to announce the arrival of Issue 4 of Crafter’s Inspiration magazine! This time we’ve crammed even more craftiness into the kit and we’ve gone up to a 100 page magazine to ensure you get informative and inspirational tutorials covering an even wider range of techniques! Priced at just $12.95, the Spring edition of the magazine comes packed with crafty goodies worth a phenomenal $50 inside - for FREE! 

Within the magazine, you’ll find a whopping 100 projects, over $2000 worth of giveaways and competitions and step-by-step tutorials, showing how you can create stunning projects using items from the kit, and other Crafter’s Companion products! Click here to order your copy for just $12.95, now!

And here is a little peek at a project in this issue, from Taylor! She's got a feature on using one sketch four ways:

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She colored this Bebunni image with her Spectrum Noir markers, and created a cloudy sky with Memento inks from Imagine Crafts/Tsukineko.

Bunny fur: BG6, BG4, BG2, BG1; 
Ears/tummies/feet: CR3, FFS1; 
Heart: LG5, LG4, LG3; 
Ground: TN3, TN2, TN1, blender pen

Here's a closer look at what she used on this card:




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Another Day of Sneak Peeks for A Taste of India!

Today's sneak peeks are sure to make you eager for the new Sheena Douglass A Taste of India range coming out in just a few more days ~ Thursday, April 17th.  

By: Jenn Cochran
A Taste of India Stamp Set: Mandala
Other Set: Sentimentals - Imagine
Spectrum Noir Markers: PP2, BP3
Spectrum Noir Blendable Colored Pencils: 41, 14



By: Stephanie Severin
A Taste of India Sets: Henna & Mandala
Radiant Neon - Electric Green, Electric Coral & Electric Orange
Iridescent Spray & Sparkle




By: Swarup Murthy
A Taste of India Stamp Set: Henna, Marching Elephant
Spectrum Noir Markers: BT2, BT3, BT4, BT5, TB5, IB2, IB3, CR1, CR5,
DG2, DG3, DR1, 
CT1, CT3, GB6, BP1, HB2, HB3, Black
Spectrum Noir Blendable Colored Pencils

Now let's see who is sneak peeking today...
Take a peek and don't forget to leave a little love along the way!

Make sure you keep checking here on our blog, visit our Facebook page, and follow us on Twitter for more sneak peeks, inspirations, and news!

Monday, April 14, 2014

A Taste of India Inspiration...

Welcome to a new week!  This is sure to be a week filled with tons of inspiration for the new Sheena Douglass range coming out Thursday, April 17th called A Taste of India.  We continue today with more sneak peeks that were shared over the weekend by our wonderful designers.



By: Annette Allen
A Taste of India Set: Henna Mango
Spectrum Noir Markers: CT3, CT4, BT4, GT1, GT2, GT3
Spectrum Noir Blendable Colored Pencils: 011, 012, 013, 014, 023, 024, 025, 045, 046, 049, 050, 051, 059, 061, 062, 063



By: Jennifer Ingle
A Taste of India Set: Mandala
Technique: Paper Piecing


By: Mary Dawn Quirindongo
A Taste of India Sets: Ancient Arches; Marching Elephants
Spectrum Noir Markers: BG
1, BG2, BG3, BG4, BG5;
IG1, IG3, IG5, IG6; EB1, EB2, EB3; CR4, CR9, CR10; DR2, DR3, DR7, DR5
Spectrum Noir Blendable Colored Pencils


Today's sneak peeks are from...


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Sunday, April 13, 2014

More Sneaks from A Taste of India

Today, rather than our rather than our normal Sentimental Sunday post, we wanted to share more of the sneak peeks our designers started sharing this week for the new Sheena Douglass range coming out Thursday, April 17th called A Taste of India.


By: Leah l'Orange
A Taste of India Sets: Marching Elephant, Henna, Henna Mango, Mandala, Tiger TigerMemento ink - Tuxedo Black & Radian Neon ink - Electric Orange, Electric Purple
Spectrum Noir markers: 
elephant - BGR2, BGE3, GG1, GG2; tusks/hooves - FS2, GG1; blanket/flowers - OR1, OR2, GT1, GT2, DR5, DR6, PL2, PL3Spectrum Noir Blendable Colored Pencils: shading/texture (elephant) - 114; shading (blanket) - 097





By: Roxanne O'Brien
A Taste of India Stamp Set - Mandala
Radiant Neon Ink-Electric Yellow
Spectrum Noir markers: OR1, CR7, CR10, GB4, GB5, DR6, DR3, DR5,
LY2, LY3, PL1, PL2
Spectrum Noir Blendable Colored Pencils: 105, 016, 078, 080, 082

Now let's see who is sneak peeking today...
Take a peek and don't forget to leave a little love along the way!

Make sure you keep checking here on our blog, visit our Facebook page, and follow us on Twitter for more sneak peeks, inspirations, and news!

Saturday, April 12, 2014

Weekly Recap and more Sneak Peeks!

Hi CC Friends!  Today, rather than our normal Weekly Recap, I wanted to share some of the sneak peeks our designers started sharing for the new Sheena Douglass range coming out next Thursday, April 17th called A Taste of India.  It is such a gorgeous collection and the designers are loving how the sets all work together!


By: Lori Barnett
A Taste of India Sets: Marching Elephant, Tiger Tiger, 

Indian Arches, Henna
Spectrum Noir Markers: IG1, IG2, IG3, OR2, HB1, EB1, 
GB1, GB7, CG1, BT3 

Spectrum Noir Blendable Colored Pencils: 001, 005, 012, 017, 019, 020, 022, 024, 
052, 055, 056, 058, 072, 078, 084, 086



By: Kendra Wietstock
A Taste of India Set: Mandala
Spectrum Noir Markers: OR1, OR2, OR3, GB2, GB6, BT4, BT5

Spectrum Noir Blendable Colored Pencils: 19, 23, 62, 63, 65, 66
Embossalicious Folder: Splendour



By: Trena Brannon
A Taste of India Set: Tiger Tiger
Distress Ink Pads
Spectrum Noir Blendable Colored Pencils: 008, 046, 049, 074, 092


By: Wendy Price
A Taste of India Sets: Henna, Mendela
Spectrum Noir colors: CT1, CT2, HB1, HB3

Spectrum Noir Blendable Colored Pencils: 57, 49, 18, 14, 90


Today we have four designers sharing their sneak peek cards: 

Go take a peek and see what they came up with... and don't forget to leave some love along the way!


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